Oil talks break down, while UK inflation edges up

Over the weekend, a significant number of OPEC and other large oil exporting countries met in Doha to discuss a possible freeze in production. The rally which has been seen ...

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April 18, 2016

UK trade deficit widens

Last week was a relatively uneventful week for UK and other major equity markets. The Japanese stock market continued its downward path driven by a strengthening yen, although there was ...

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April 11, 2016

Strengthening Yen stymies growth for Japan

The stock market in Japan has continued to struggle, currently down over 22% from its peak nine months ago. Many investors have become frustrated with the slower than anticipated progress ...

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April 4, 2016

Chinese to aim for free floating Renminbi

A major cause for concern for investors at the start of this year was the state of the Chinese economy, and specifically the government’s ability to maintain their currency policy. ...

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March 29, 2016